Top Ten US Cities with the Highest Hispanic/Latino Population by Percent

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The Hispanic/Latino population in the United States is one of the largest growing demographics. That growth isn't evenly distributed across the country, however; job opportunities, existing communities, and geographical location are all factors in where people have chosen to live. These are the U.S. cities that have the highest Hispanic/Latino populations according to the 2010 census. 

Place and state Total population Percent Hispanic of total population
Laredo, Tex. 236,091 95.9
Hialeah, Fla. 224,669 94.7
Brownsville, Tex. 175,023 93.2
McAllen, Tex. 129,877 84.6
El Paso, Tex. 649,121 81.7
Santa Ana, Calif. 337,977 78.2
Salinas, Calif. 150,441 75.0
Oxnard, Calif. 197,899 73.5
Downey, Calif. 111,772 70.7
Pomona, Calif. 151,691 70.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010, Summary File 1.
U.S. Hispanic/Latino Population, Census 2000 Population/Demographics Famous Firsts by Hispanic Americans


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